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Painted Duct

Construction Updates for the Titan Themis STEM Installation

Construction is wrapping up at the new facility located on the west end of Michigan Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Complex (ATDC) on Sharon Avenue. A first coat of paint has been applied to the ducts. The new west entrance is shown. Suspended ceiling work has begun, most of the ductwork and piping are done, and […]

PHI 5800 XPS

New PHI 5800 XPS for Surface Analysis

A newly acquired PHI 5800 X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS) adds to the surface analysis capabilities of ACMAL. The PHI 5800 XPS is equipped with a dual source anode (Al and Mg), a hemispherical analyzer, for XPS and AES analysis, including elemental mapping capabilities, an electron gun source for AES analysis, an ion sputter gun for […]

Titan Dig

Construction Begins on Titan Themis STEM Installation

Construction of the new building to house the high resolution STEM/TEM has begun. The new facility will be located on the west end of Michigan Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Complex (ATDC) on Sharon Avenue. The 200kV Titan Themis Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM/TEM) was funded through an NSF-MRI grant. It is a true atomic resolution […]

Rates Updated for October 2016

See the Rates page for updates to internal charges.

Erinn Smith

Erinn Smith

Erinn Smith is a new lab assistant in the Electron Optics Facility, working under Owen Mills. My name is Erinn Smith. I am an undergrad in Michigan Tech’s Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program and I expect to graduate in Spring 2018. I’m originally from Wabasha, Minnesota. I’m an EMT at Michigan Tech, vice president of […]

FEI Titan Themis STEM

New 200kV Titan Themis Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope

Michigan Tech has entered into a purchase agreement with electron microscope manufacturer FEI to procure their 200kV Titan Themis Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope. The electron microscope is configured with two aberration correctors making it capable of 80 picometer image resolution. This is true atomic resolution. Important options include the Super X four spectrometer x-ray analysis […]

Danielle Langdon

Danielle Langdon

Danielle Langdon is a new lab assistant in the Electron Optics Facility, working under Owen Mills. My name is Danielle Langdon. I am currently an undergraduate student in Michigan Tech’s Chemistry program. I’ve lived in the Copper Country for half of my life now and graduated from Hancock Central High. While I was in high […]

Alexander Vizurraga

Alexander Vizurraga

Alexander Vizurraga is a new lab assistant in the Electron Optics Facility, working under Owen Mills. My name is Alexander Vizurraga. I am currently an undergraduate at Michigan Tech studying biochemistry and molecular biology. My home town is Grand Rapids, and I graduated from Forest Hills Central High School in 2013. I generally enjoy video […]

Nuance

Free Image Processing Instructions

Free image processing instructions from the NUANCE Center at Northwestern University have been updated again. A few additions have been made to include explanations of file types, how to resize images the right way, and even some new coloring instructions. All instructions are designed to be super easy and will walk the user step-by-(sometimes painful) […]

Scintag X2 X-ray Diffractometer being installed in ACMAL X-ray Facility

Scintag X2 X-ray Diffractometer being installed in ACMAL X-ray Facility